Honshu Mw=9 Earthquake 11 March 2011

Roger Bilham, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at University of Colorado, Boulder

This web page, from CIRES, provides information, diagrams, and movies related to the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. These visualizations include mechanisms behind the earthquake and tsunami as well as information about the aftermath of these events. A section on Japan's nuclear power stations and earthquakes is also included.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Floods/Fluvial Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology, Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Earthquakes